The Company respects the privacy of the Clients, the security and protection of their personal data is a priority of the Company, it constantly takes the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure the security and protection of all personal data, relevant compliance of data processing activities with the requirements of personal data protection legislation worldwide.
II. BASIS OF PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING
The Company collects and processes personal data in accordance with the legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania and the European Union, including, but not limited to, The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data) governing personal data protection and related legal relations.
The Company processes the personal data of the Clients on the following grounds:
The Company shall use its best endeavours to ensure that personal data are processed accurately, fairly and lawfully, that they are processed only for the purposes for which they were collected, that they are processed in accordance with clear and transparent legal data processing principles and requirements.
III. CONTENT, SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
The Clients’ personal data is collected for the purpose of effective communication and cooperation with the Clients, quality response to inquiries, provision of detailed information about the Company and its Products, ensuring that the Clients’ data is precise and relevant, and purchasing the Company’s products creates an exclusively positive experience.
The Company collects Clients’ personal information (name, address, contact information and security data (credentials for authentication), payment information (a payment instrument number and the security code associated payment instrument), purchase and correspondence history, etc.) when Clients express their interest in obtaining information about the Company and/or its products and services, when participating in activities on the website or otherwise contacting us. The information is used directly to fulfil and manage the orders, payments, returns and exchanges between the Clients and the Company.
Some of the information is collected automatically when the Clients visit or navigate the Company‘s website (IP address and/or device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when the Clients use the website and other technical information). This information is primarily needed to maintain the operation and for the internal analytics and reporting purposes.
The Company considers security and legitimacy as matters of the utmost importance and uses information as part of its’ efforts to prevent damage caused by the security incidents, implement fraud monitoring and all necessary preventive measures, also to manage risks and respond to legal requests and prevent losses. Moreover, the information is processed for other related business purposes, including, but not limited to, data analysis, Clients’ feedback, effectiveness evaluation, improvement of the involvement of the Clients.
All personal information that the Clients provide to the Company must be true, complete and accurate, and the Clients must notify the Company of any changes to such personal information.
IV. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA ON THE WEBSITE / CLIENTS’ DATABASE
When Clients visit the Company’s website, make inquiries or fill in request form, the Company collects the following data for website statistics and improvement of the quality of service and visitors’ experience: IP address, MAC address, date of a visit, duration, pages visited, devices and programs used for Internet browsing, etc. as specified above.
Google Analytics, a website analysis service, will also be used to capture and analyse site usage statistics. More information about Google Analytics is available at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en_US. Clients have the right to opt out that Google Analytics tools will not record information about their web browsing, in which case the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Plugin will be used.
V. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES
The Company processes the personal data of the Clients for the purpose of promotional communication and direct marketing after obtaining the explicit consent of the Clients for such data processing, including, but not limited to, subscribing to newsletters or confirming its consent in writing as the basis for data processing. For the purpose of direct marketing, the Clients’ names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers are processed.
The personal data of the Clients for the purpose of direct marketing may be processed:
The Clients may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time by clicking on the appropriate link at the bottom of the newsletters sent by the Company.
If the Company decides to use the services of social networks and other online advertising providers for the dissemination of information about the Company, more detailed information on the collected data, privacy content and conditions, personal data protection measures shall be provided in their privacy policies. The main information will be published on the official website https://www.mkvantas.com and on social networking platforms, specialized electronic publications, etc..
VI. PROCESSING OF DATA OF MEMBERS OF THE COMPANY’S MANAGEMENT BODIES, BENEFICIARIES, BUSINESS PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS, OTHER RELATED PERSONS
In its activities, the Company processes the personal data of the members of the management bodies, business partners, service providers, suppliers, other contractors and other persons related to the proper execution and implementation of the Company’s activities, their representatives and authorized persons. This data is obtained from lawful sources (including public registers) and is used only for the performance of applicable legal obligations related to the activities of the Company and its bodies, data registration and processing, compliance with money laundering and terrorist financing prevention legislation, financial accounting and tax obligations, as well as fulfillment of other obligations and responsibilities applicable to the Company.
The following data shall be collected and processed for the following purposes and on an appropriate basis:
The Company shall retain such data to the extent necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are collected and processed, as well as in accordance with such data retention requirements established by law, during limitation periods to submit or defend legal claims and, if so, to the extent necessary for that purpose.
VII. SOURCES OF PERSONAL DATA
The Company has the right to process:
VIII. TERMS OF DATA PROCESSING
Personal data shall be processed and stored no longer than is necessary for the purposes and reason of their collection or for such period as may be prescribed by law.
The retention period for personal data shall be determined in accordance with the following criteria:
IX. CASES AND CONDITIONS OF DISCLOSURE OF DATA TO THIRD PARTIES
The Company does not transfer Clients’ personal data to any third parties without the prior written consent of the personal data subjects, except in the following cases.
Personal data may be transferred for processing to third parties which have been directly involved in the administration of the Company’s website, the implementation of distance purchases and the provision of necessary relevant services, including, but not limited to, software developers, hosting providers, administrators, business developers, marketing service providers, IT infrastructure companies, companies providing communication services, companies performing data analysis and solutions, the Company’s business partners, etc. In each case, the data processor shall be provided only with the a limited amount and scope of data, necessary for the execution of a specific order or provision of a specific service, and in such cases personal data shall be processed only in accordance with the Company’s instructions. In addition, third parties must ensure the security of this data in accordance with the applicable legislation and with the agreements confirming the obligations concluded in writing with the Company.
The Company uses appropriate technical and organizational safeguards to protect personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. However, it is impossible to guarantee absolute security of personal information. The Clients should keep in mind that data transmitted through an open network such as the internet or an email service can be accessed openly. The Company cannot guarantee the confidentiality of messages or materials sent through such open networks.
Even where the sender and the recipient are in the same country, data may be routed through other countries including such that do not have an adequate level of protection. Please use other means of communication where you consider this appropriate for security concerns. The transmission of all data from or to the website occurs at the Client’s own risk, and the Company does not provide any warranties, expressed or implied, and will not have any liability in relation to such transmission.
Except for these uses, we consider Personal Information collected through Client‘s visit of the website as confidential, and treat it as such.
X. JURISDICTION OVER THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
Personal data is processed inside the European Union.
Certain technical data of the Clients (IP address, cookies, technical information of the browser used, other information related to browser activities and website navigation) may be transmitted or made available for statistical, analytical and related purposes both in and outside the European Economic Area and /or in the member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or outside their territory, in the latter case, with the utmost care to assess the conditions under which such data will be further processed and stored after the transfer to the above-mentioned subjects.
XI. SECURITY OF DATA
The Company implements and constantly and continuously updates necessary organizational and technical security measures that help protect personal data from accidental or unlawful destruction, alteration, disclosure, as well as from any other unlawful processing.
Any personal data provided by the Client and / or Partner, including their name, surname, email address and any other information contained in the email and /or Client’s request may be processed by the Company or outsourced service provider, data centre, storage entity and other IT infrastructure service providers for the purpose of maintaining the security of the Company’s IT systems, business with Clients, Suppliers and other Business Partners, ensuring that data is properly protected and not lost in case of breach of security.
The Clients bear responsibility for the safe usage of the internet services, safe provision of the personal data to the Company and access the Company’s services within a secure environment. The Clients implement all security measures suggested by the Company and are responsible for failure to follow them.
XII. DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS FOR INDIVIDUALS GUARANTEED BY LAW
Personal data protection legislation gives the Clients many rights that they can freely exercise:
The Clients at any time may unsubscribe from direct marketing emails or contact the Company regarding any other issue related to the provision of services or activities of the Company. The Clients are free to manage cookies or to reject them, the latter function may affect the usage of the website.
You can contact us with any data protection and processing questions:
UAB „Minties kvantas“, code of the legal entity 302830581, registered office at Luksio str. 5-1, 08221 Vilnius, Lithuania, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +370 673 74 270. /or contacts of other authorized person/.
XIV. FINAL PROVISIONS